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Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production.

Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production.

Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production. Saudi Arabia will cut its oil production. OPEC, Russia and other oil producers reached an agreement on Tuesday that includes a commitment by Saudi Arabia to reduce its oil production by one million barrels a day in February and March — a cut of more than 10 percent from its daily target in …

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Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar

Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar

Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar Kuwait Says Saudi Arabia Will Reopen Borders With Qatar Officials from Saudi Arabia and Qatar did not immediately confirm that there was an agreement between the two countries. The Gulf countries’ decision in 2017 to cut ties with Qatar, severing diplomatic relations and suspending land, air and sea travel, forced the …

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Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 BEIRUT, Lebanon — For Saudi Arabia, hosting the Group of 20 summit in Riyadh this year was supposed to cement its global stature. Heads of state from the world’s richest nations were to be wowed by …

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Attack on French Remembrance Day Ceremony in Saudi Arabia Wounds 2

Attack on French Remembrance Day Ceremony in Saudi Arabia Wounds 2

Attack on French Remembrance Day Ceremony in Saudi Arabia Wounds 2 Attack on French Remembrance Day Ceremony in Saudi Arabia Wounds 2 PARIS — An explosion wounded at least two people in an attack on a non-Muslim cemetery in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, during a ceremony organized by the French consulate for Remembrance Day on Wednesday, French officials said. The ceremony …

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Saudi Arabia Opens Airspace to Israeli Flights for First Time

Saudi Arabia Opens Airspace to Israeli Flights for First Time

Saudi Arabia Opens Airspace to Israeli Flights for First Time Saudi Arabia Opens Airspace to Israeli Flights for First Time Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that it would allow any flights going to and from the United Arab Emirates to fly over its territory, a move that would give Israel access to some of the kingdom’s airspace for the first time. …

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Saudi Arabia Withdraws Bid to Buy Newcastle United

Adviser to Manchester City Owner Has Role in Newcastle Sale

Saudi Arabia Withdraws Bid to Buy Newcastle United Saudi Arabia Withdraws Bid to Buy Newcastle United Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund on Thursday withdrew its bid to become the latest foreign owner in England’s Premier League, pulling out of an agreement to buy Newcastle United after a tumultuous takeover process and significant pressure on the league to block the sale. …

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U.K. Says It Will Resume Arms to Saudi Arabia

U.K. Says It Will Resume Arms to Saudi Arabia

U.K. Says It Will Resume Arms to Saudi Arabia U.K. Says It Will Resume Arms to Saudi Arabia LONDON — One day after sanctioning 20 Saudis for human rights violations, Britain on Tuesday sent a very different signal to the government in Riyadh, ending a moratorium on arm sales to Saudi Arabia over its involvement in the bloody conflict in …

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Late Action on Virus Prompts Fears Over Safety of U.S. Diplomats in Saudi Arabia

Late Action on Virus Prompts Fears Over Safety of U.S. Diplomats in Saudi Arabia

Late Action on Virus Prompts Fears Over Safety of U.S. Diplomats in Saudi Arabia Late Action on Virus Prompts Fears Over Safety of U.S. Diplomats in Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON — Inside the sprawling American Embassy compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a coronavirus outbreak was spreading. Dozens of embassy employees became sick last month, and more than 20 others were quarantined …

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Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread

Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread

Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread Saudi Arabia Drastically Limits Hajj Pilgrimage to Prevent Viral Spread BEIRUT — Every year, Saudi Arabia welcomes millions of Muslims from around the world for the hajj pilgrimage, a sacred rite that pumps cash into the economy and enhances the prestige of the monarch. But not this year. The kingdom …

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Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime

Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime

Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment for Crime Saudi Arabia has abolished flogging as a punishment, the state human rights commission said Saturday, hailing it as a “major step forward” in the reform program launched by the king and his powerful son. Court-ordered floggings in Saudi Arabia — sometimes extending …

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